Granada, Spain

Paddle in the Mediterranean Sea while enjoying a glass of sangria. You will get that real holiday feeling in Granada!

The city of Granada lies in southern Spain in the province of Andalucia. The real authentic Spain can still be found here. The city is mostly known for its enormous Alhambra palace. But ... look beyond the Alhambra and you will see the hippest city of Andalucia! Stroll along the beautiful squares or discover the tea houses, tapas bars, the best sangria and - not to forget - the beaches! If you are swimming in the Mediterranean Sea, look around you. You have a marvellous view of the Sierra Nevada mountains!

When are you flying to Granada?

Granada is the perfect place to get a tan between the months of May and October. The temperatures are almost always above 20 degrees so it’s perfect! But did you know that you can get on your skis there in winter? Large parts of the Sierra Nevada mountains are covered in snow in winter! Do you already know when you want to fly to Granada?

Practical information

Transport to/from the airport

Granada's airport is located about 15 km from the city centre. You can travel to/from the airport by taxi or bus.
  • Taxi

    There are taxis in front of the arrival hall to bring you to the centre of Granada. The taxi journey costs about €20. 
  • Bus

    Bus 17 runs between the airport and the centre of Granada. The journey is about 45 minutes and costs around €3.

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within and from Granada:
  • Bus

    The centre of Granada is easy to explore on foot. If you want to travel by bus, Granada has a comprehensive and reliable bus network of 27 buses that cross the whole city. There are night buses from midnight.
  • Taxi

    Granada has a well-organised taxi service. A taxi journey of 3 kilometres costs about €5. One reliable taxi company is Teleradio. 

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.

Time zone

GMT +1 (summer time +2) 
There is no time difference between Granada and the Netherlands.


The currency used in Granada is the Euro (EUR).

Duration of flight

The flight to Granada is about 2.5 hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.

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